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Police arrest man for posting threats on Facebook to ‘burn mosques on Bonfire Night’

Police have arrested a man after threats to burn mosques on Bonfire Night were posted on a Facebook page.

 

 

Police have arrested a man after threats to burn mosques on Bonfire Night were posted on a Facebook page.

A social media profile, set up in the name of ‘Shuff Mohammad’, included pictures of mosques which were apparent targets in the Stoke-on-Trent area of Staffordshire.

The Facebook page also featured a series of hate-filled pictures, videos and comments including a post which read: “5th of November, remember, remember it’s national burn a mosque night”. There were also posts about the Prophet Muhammad.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101, quoting incident number 312 of October 26.

 

 

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